List of defunct social networking websites

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This is a list of defunct social network services.

This list is not exhaustive and is limited to notable websites that have Wikipedia articles.

Name Description/Focus Launch Date Dissolution Date
360voice Blog about what friends are doing every day on Xbox Live April 17, 2006 2015
43 Things Goal setting and achievement January 1, 2005 January 1, 2015
Advogato Free software and open source software developers 1999 2017
Amina – Chechen Republic Online Chechen diaspora community March 13, 1997 Unknown
App.net Microblogging August 8, 2012 Unknown
AsianAve Asian Americans 1997 Unknown
Audimated Independent music 2010 Unknown
Avatars United Online games March 2008 September 2010
Bebo General July 2005 2016
Bolt Teenagers 1996 April 2008
Boredat U.S. college students 2006 December 31, 2016
Capazoo Friends, write blogs, share music, photos, and videos November 2006 Unknown
Classical Lounge Classical music lovers August 16, 2006 2011
DailyBooth Daily photo uploads February 2009 December 2012
Delicious (website) Web bookmarks September 2003 June 1, 2017
Disaboom People with disabilities 2007 Unknown
Dol2day Politics in Germany 15 May 2000 Unknown
DontStayIn Clubbing (primarily UK) April 2003 Unknown
eConozco Spanish speaking professionals 2003 October 2007
Eons.com For baby boomers and ages 40+. July 2006 Unknown
Essembly Politics 2005 Unknown
Everloop People under age 13 February 2011 2014
FaceGlat Haredi Jews 2011 Unknown
Faves.com Bookmarks 2004 January 2012
FFFFOUND! Image recommendations 2007 2017
FitFinder Anonymous UK student microblogging April 2010 2010
Foodily.com Recipes February 1, 2011 Unknown
Focus.com Business professionals 2005 Unknown
Fotolog Sharing photos May 2002 April 30, 2018
FriendFeed Feed aggregator October 2, 2007 April 10, 2015
Friends Reunited Reunions June 2000 February 26, 2016
Friendster Friends March 22, 2003 June 14, 2015
GamerDNA Computer and video games 21 September 2006 Unknown
Gather.com Social, political and cultural topics February 2005 October 2015
Gogoyoko Musicians and music lovers. 1 Oct 2009 Unknown
Goodwizz Matchmaking and personality games. Global, based in France. October 2010 Unknown
Grono.net Discussion forums, sharing photos, links to cultural events in particular cities, the sale of property and job searches. February 11, 2004 July 1, 2012
Heello Microblogging August 2011 June 24, 2014
Hyves Social (Dutch) October 10, 2004 December 1, 2013
Itsmy Mobile community worldwide, blogging, friends, personal TV-shows 2010 Unknown
iTunes Ping Music-oriented September 1, 2010 September 30, 2012
iWiW Hungarian April 14, 2002 June 30, 2014
Jaiku Micro-blogging and lifestreaming service February 2006 January 15, 2012
Jiepang Location-based mobile. In Chinese. 2010 Unknown
JuiceCaster Mobile app 2006 Unknown
JustGarciaHill.org Minorities in biological sciences Late 1990s Unknown
Juvenation People with type 1 diabetes 2008 Unknown
Keek Upload video status updates, which were called "keeks" July 2011 October 31, 2016
Kiwibox Teenagers 1999 Unknown
Lifeknot Shared interests, hobbies 2003 Unknown
Livemocha Online language learning 2007 Unknown
LinkExpats Expatriates in 100+ countries 2007 Unknown
LunarStorm Swedish teenagers 2000 August 2010
Makeoutclub General 9 August 1999 Unknown
Meerkat Broadcast live video streaming through mobile devices February 2015 October 4, 2016
Meez Chat rooms March 28, 2006 December 14, 2017
MemeStreams Memes 2001 Unknown
Mifren Similar interests November 2010 Unknown
MiGente.com Hispanics 2000 Unknown
Mivasocial Africans 2011 Unknown
Mixx Blogs 2007 Unknown
Multiply Real world sharing March 2004 Unknown
Mulu Product recommendations September 2011 Unknown
MyMFB Muslims May 2010 Unknown
MyVetwork Military veterans 2008 Unknown
Me2day Microblogging in South Korea February 2007 June 30, 2014
Mobli Social mobile photo and video-sharing website 2010 2016
MOG Music 2005 Unknown
Musical.ly Social media video app for short lip-sync, comedy, and talent videos August 2014 August 2018
Mugshot Aggregator from Red Hat, with compatible desktop software and an official Firefox plugin Unknown Unknown
My Opera Blogging, mobile blogging, photo sharing, connecting with friends, Opera Link and Opera Unite. August 2001 March 2014
Naymz Professional networking January 2006 Unknown
Netropolitan Club Wealthy people September 15, 2014 November 2014
Netlog Belgian 1999 2015
Nettby Norwegians September 14, 2006 December 2010
Natter Social Network micro-microblogging November 2014 July 29, 2016
Orkut First social networking service by Google January 24, 2004 September 30, 2014
OUTeverywhere Gay/LGBTQ community 1995 Unknown
Piczo Blogging website for teens; bought by Posh Media Group 2003 November 2012
Playfire Computer and video games 2007 Unknown
Poolwo India 7 January 2014 Unknown
Planet Cancer Young adults with cancer Unknown Unknown
PlanetAll Calendar and address site November 1996 July 2, 2000
Poupéegirl Japanese avatars February 28, 2007 March 31, 2015
Posterous Blogging platform May 2008 April 30, 2013
Pownce Microblogging application (similar to Twitter) June 27, 2007 December 15, 2008
Qaiku Micro-blogging and live-streaming service comparable to Twitter and Jaiku March 2009 October 15, 2012
Quechup Friendship, dating 2007 Unknown
Raptr Video games 2008 Unknown
Rentboy.com Male sex workers 1997 Unknown
Rupture Gamers June 2006 Unknown
ScuttlePad Children aged 6–11 August 2010 Unknown
Snip.it Articles, videos, and images September 2011 August 2014
Spire Personal accomplishments April 2010 Unknown
Shelfari Books 11 October 2006 Unknown
Sixdegrees.com Web of contacts 1997 2000
SkillPages Skilled people 2009 December 2014
So.cl Millennials, made by Microsoft FUSE Labs. December 2011 March 2017
SocialVibe (TrueX) Charity 2007 Unknown
Spring.me Meeting people November 2009 May 15, 2013
Stickam Live video streaming and chat. February 2005 January 30, 2013
StockPickr Stock picks 2006 Unknown
Streetlife Location-based 21 March 2011 Unknown
Students Circle Network Connected students, teachers and institutions to course resources and study groups. December 2010 Unknown
StumbleUpon Web pages, photos, and videos November 2001 June 30, 2018
Surfbook Netherlands 1999 2004
Talkbiznow Business networking 2008 Unknown
Taltopia Artists / fans / talent professionals February 28, 2008 2014
Teachstreet Education 2008 Unknown
TravBuddy.com Travel 2005 Unknown
tribe.net Friends networks 2003 Unknown
Tsu Message, photos 2008 Unknown
Vox Blogging March 2006 September 30, 2010
WeeWorld Teenagers aged 9 to 17 2000 Unknown
Windows Live Spaces Blogging (formerly MSN Spaces) 2004 September 27, 2010
Woo Media Entertainment 2007 Unknown
Wretch Taiwan Unknown December 2013
Xt3 Catholics; created for World Youth Day 2008 Unknown Unknown
Yahoo! 360° Linked to Yahoo! IDs March 16, 2005 January 17, 2013
Yahoo! Kickstart Connecting students & Alumni November 5, 2007 2008
Yahoo! Mash Linked to Yahoo! IDs. September 2007 September 28, 2008
Yahoo! Meme Microblogging site August 2009 May 25, 2012
Yik Yak Discussion threads with people within a 5-mile radius 2013 May 5, 2017
Yookos Photos, videos, blogs, games 2011 Unknown
Zoopy Share videos, photos and audio clips 2006 2012


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